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Cottondale, Alabama
(Tuscaloosa County)

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Welcome to Cottondale ...

Cottondale is located in Tuscaloosa County<1>.

The location of Cottondale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Cottondale is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Cottondale lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Cottondale: (205)

The ZIP code for Cottondale: 35453<4>

Communities Also Named Cottondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Cottondale: This one is located in Tuscaloosa County and the other is located in Houston County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 6 communities that are also named Cottondale - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cottondale.

Communities near Cottondale ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cottondale.

  • Tuscaloosa [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuscaloosa
    • Tuscaloosa [Tuscaloosa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Cottondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 101,129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuscaloosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuscaloosa<6>
  • Northport [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northport
    • Northport [Tuscaloosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Cottondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,115 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northport<6>
  • Lake View [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake View
    • Lake View [Tuscaloosa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Cottondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,671 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake View
  • Moundville [Hale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundville
    • Moundville [Hale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Cottondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,459 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moundville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookwood [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookwood
      • Brookwood [Tuscaloosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Cottondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,848 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookwood<6>
    • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaling
      • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Cottondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,663 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coaling
    • Vance [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vance
      • Vance [Tuscaloosa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Cottondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,654 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vance<6>
    • Woodstock [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
      • Woodstock [Bibb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Cottondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,638 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<6>
    • West Blocton [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Blocton
      • West Blocton [Bibb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Cottondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Blocton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Blocton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Blocton<6>
    • North Bibb [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Bibb
      • North Bibb [Bibb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Cottondale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Bibb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Bibb

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cottondale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cottondale.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cottondale. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cottondale.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cottondale. See our Newspapers Page for Cottondale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cottondale ...

Looking for more information about Cottondale? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cottondale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cottondale.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cottondale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Tuscaloosa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cottondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Cottondale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cottondale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cottondale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cottondale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cottondale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1896, Longitude: -87.4517       In this case, the coordinates for Cottondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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